Novak Djokovic opened his title defence at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters in emphatic style on Tuesday. The Serb blitzed past Spain’s Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 in just 45 minutes to reach the third round.
French No. 1 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was made to work hard for his place in the third round of the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters on Tuesday, battling past Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-4, 1-6, 6-4 in just under two hours.
World No. 2 Novak Djokovic kick starts the defence of his Monte-Carlo crown on Tuesday. He is one of four top 10 seeds – Tomas Berdych, David Ferrer and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga – in action on Day 3 at the Monte-Carlo Country Club.
First-round action continues on the second day of play at the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters – the first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 clay-court event of the year. Headlining the day’s play at the Monte-Carlo Country Club is No. 10 seed Fabio Fognini.
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Novak Djokovic has a different approach to the clay-court season this year. Roland Garros remains very much a target for the Serb, as the only major championship to elude his trophy cabinet, but he is determined to take it one tournament at a time on the dirt over the next eight weeks.